Manie

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See also: manie, manié, manię, mánie, mânie, and -manie

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Etymology[edit]

16th century, from Latin mania, from Ancient Greek μανία (manía).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /maˈniː/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -iː

Noun[edit]

Manie f (genitive Manie, plural Manien)

  1. (medicine) mania
  2. strange compulsion, tic, fixation, mania (but perhaps weaker than in English, touches on unrelated Manier (mannerism))
    Er hat diese Manie, immer alle Fenster zu überprüfen, bevor er nach draußen geht.
    He has that compulsion to check all windows whenever he goes outside.

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